Ten Thousand Sketches by Hokusai: Ehon (book), volume VII (reprint), 1817
Ink on Paper
8 7/8 in. x 6 1/4 in. (22.6 cm x 15.9 cm)
A gift of 16 volumes - 15 volumes of the Manga and an additional copy of Volume X.
Chop marks on the inside cover, back and front.
Black, blue and orange ink woodblock prints on paper, bound as an ehon (book).
Volume VII from Hokusai's set of Manga, intended as primers for aspiring artists. In this series of 15 volumes, designed from around 1813 through his final years, Hokusai produced a veritable pictorial encyclopedia of Far Eastern life and legend. The series was originally intended as a set of copybooks for art students but soon made the artist's name known throughout Japan and, eventually, throughout the world. Volume VII includes 55 illustrations with black, blue and orange inks. The images depict birds, mountains, the ocean, ship with sailors, peasants in a storm, rural landscapes, bridges, travelers, and turtles. Page 1 and 2 and 58-65 are text. 65 pages. Blue binding.
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- Soldiers and Warriors
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